Social Justice Calendar: Go. See. Do.

 

"Individuals wanting to work for national, single-payer health insurance are invited to attend the Single-Payer Indiana Healthcare Coalition (SPIN) monthly meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 28 at the AFSCME office on the third floor of 445 N. Pennsylvania Ave. For more information, contact Joyce Flight at jflight@indy.net.

The final session of workshops on a Low Carbon Diet will occur on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 6-7:30 p.m. at Spades Park Library, 1801 Nowland Ave. This five-series workshop reviews your household lifestyle patterns and systems and encourages a variety of carbon dioxide reduction choices. Lower your carbon dioxide footprint by 5,000 pounds! For more info, visit cacefindiana.org or contact Paul Chase at pchase@cacefindiana.org.

The film An Inconvenient Truth will be shown on Wednesday, Nov. 28 at 6:30 p.m. in Fellowship Hall at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 100 W. 86th St. For more info, contact Betty Brandt at brandtb@stlukesumc.com.

The Indianapolis Chapter of Amnesty International will meet on Wednesday, Nov. 28 at 7 p.m. at Abbey Coffeehouse, 825 N. Pennsylvania. For more info, contact Noel Fliss at 317-916-6050 or info@amnestyindy.org.

The weekly vigil protesting the U.S. occupation in Iraq will take place Friday, Nov. 30 from 4:30-5:30 p.m. in front of the Federal Building, North and Pennsylvania, sponsored by the Indianapolis Peace and Justice Center. Bring an appropriate sign or have one provided. For more info, contact Ron or Jane Haldeman at ronjane@igc.org.

Indianapolis Critical Mass bicycling group will meet on Friday, Nov. 30 at 5:30 p.m. near the Artsgarden on Illinois and Washington streets. For more info, contact Greg Buck at gregorybuck@hotmail.com.

The second annual Green Sanctuary Workshop, in which congregations will share what they are doing or planning to do as part of their environmental stewardship programs, will take place on Saturday, Dec. 1, 9 a.m.-noon at Unitarian Universalist Church of Indianapolis, 615 W. 43rd St., sponsored by UUI and Improving Kids’ Environment. For more info, visit ikecoalition.org or contact Janet McCabe at mccabe@ikecoalition.org.

Community, Faith and Labor Coalition will meet on Saturday, Dec. 1 at 10 a.m. at Unleavened Bread Cafe, East 30th and Central. For more info, e-mail Nancy Holle at Nancyholle1@aol.com.

Common Bonds, an umbrella for progressive groups that enhances their communication and cooperation, will hold its quarterly meeting Saturday, Dec. 1 at noon at the Unleavened Bread Cafe, East 30th and Central. For more info, contact Jim Wolfe at jwolfe@uindy.edu.

The third of a series of training sessions for facilitators of Low Carb[on] Diet workshops will be offered by Community Action Coalition on Saturday, Dec. 1 around noon in conjunction with CAC’s annual meeting at 1845 W. 18th St. For more info or to sign up for the training, contact Paul Chase at pchase@iquest.net or visit cacefindiana.org.

And Justice for All, a client-centered approach to people whose rights are violated and needs are ignored, will have an exploratory pitch-in Saturday, Dec. 1 at 2:30 p.m. at St. Mission Community Full Gospel Church, 2854 Tindall (north of Troy between I-65 and South Keystone). For more info, phone Jennifer Cobb at 317-923-9527.

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